Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Babylon Pack

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This pack, one of six included in the Civilization VI: New Frontier Pass, introduces Hammurabi as the leader of Babylon. The Babylon civilization excels at unlocking new Technologies quickly, and begins every campaign with access to the unique Sabum Kibittum melee unit.

The Babylon Pack also adds the Heroes and Legends game mode, two unique Improvements, six new City-States, and 24 new Great People. More details below: 


  • Unique Civ Ability: The "Enuma Anu Enlil" ability allows Eurekas to provide all of the Science for technologies, but decreases the amount of Science generated each turn.
  • Unique Leader Ability: Hammurabi’s "Ninu Ilu Sirum" ability constructs the lowest Production cost Building in each Specialty District for free the first time that District is built. The ability also grants a bonus Envoy when any other District is constructed for the first time. Does not apply to the Government Plaza.
  • Unique Unit: Babylon' Sabum Kibittum is a unique Ancient Era melee unit that provides increased Combat Strength against Heavy and Light Cavalry units, and has significant Movement and Sight bonuses.
  • Unique Building: The Palgum replaces the Watermill and can only be built in Cities adjacent to Rivers. It unlocks with Irrigation, increases the Food generated by Freshwater tiles, and provides additional Production and Housing.

Heroes and Legends Game Mode

In this optional, specialized game mode, you can recruit legendary characters such as Beowulf, Hercules, and Sun Wukong to your flag and achieve new heights of prosperity, innovation, and military might. Heroes and Legends mode includes these exclusive rule changes:

  • New Heroes can be discovered through the Heroic Tales City Project or through exploration and city-state diplomacy.
    • Every Hero has one or more unique abilities based on their historic or mythic deeds.
  • Weave together fact and myth to create new narratives, triumphs, and legends for your civilizations.
    • Heroes have a finite Lifespan and expire after a certain number of turns, but can be recalled using Faith to aid your cause once more.
  • The first time a Hero dies or expires, they leave behind two Heroic Relic Great Works: an Epic and a symbolic object. These relics can aid their civilization throughout the rest of the game. Monuments can display these items in two new Heroic Relic slots.

Additional New Content

  • 24 Great People: These include the poet Rumi (Writer), the cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead (Scientist), and the architect Imhotep (Engineer).
  • Six City-States: These include one of each type: Cultural, Industrial, Militaristic, Religious, Scientific, and Trade.
  • Two Unique Improvements unlocked by new City-States:
    • The Mahavihara built by the Nalanda city-state provides additional Science and Housing. It also gives bonus Faith for every adjacent Holy Site and bonus Science for every adjacent Campus. The Mahavihara unlocks a random Technology the first time it is constructed, and must be built on flat land that isn't adjacent to another Mahavihara.
    • The Trading Dome built by the Samarkand city-state provides additional Gold, plus further bonus Gold for every adjacent luxury resource. International Trade Routes sent from cities with Trading Domes generate increased Gold for each dome. Cannot be built adjacent to another Trading Dome.